Manatee County Road Closure Update

Manatee County Road Closure Update
Posted on 10/01/2022
Road Closure Press ReleaseMANATEE COUNTY, FL (October 1, 2022) – There are still several significant road closures impacting travel through and within Manatee County.

Rising water along the Myakka River in Sarasota County has closed I-75 in both directions from mile marker 193 (Jacaranda Blvd) to mile marker 179 (North Port/Toledo Blade Blvd).

Motorists traveling south on I-75 are asked to detour at I-75 exit 257 (Brandon) east on State Road 60 to U.S. 98.

State Road 64 is closed at the county line with Hardee County and State Road 70 is closed at the county line with DeSoto County due to water over the roadway.

Current Road Closures

Manatee County intersections are slowly returning to normal with power restoration and deployment of generators. However, there are still 49 intersections without signals. Drivers should continue to treat these locations as a four-way stop.

A deployment of 33 generators to main intersections are providing traffic control along priority routes. Staff is working to position even more today. A total of 17 signals were fixed Friday, but 74 intersections are still damaged. County contractors and staff continue to make repairs.

Road conditions can also be found at and